Tell me about yourself!

This is a common question that is asked during most interviews. Many people are often thrown off because of this question. There are also...

Job Offer Series Part One: Pre-Offer

When you are interviewing, and it really goes your way, you usually get that tingly feeling an offer will be given. I have yet to have a...

Why do you want to work for us?

We have been talking a lot about how to apply for jobs. How you should be researching the companies you are applying to. We aren’t...

Perfect Candidate

If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content. – Leo Tolstoy   I wish more employers would heed this quote. Just like a perfect...

Jumping Ship

Not that long ago, I spoke about The perfect job, and how it doesn’t exist. You have to water the grass where you are if you want the...

Mistaken mistakes

To err is to human, to forgive, divine – Alexander Pope. This quote is always with me. Especially when I make mistakes. I used to be a...

Rule of Law

On Monday, May 21st, 2018, The Supreme Court of United States made a big decision regarding employment. This 5-4 ruling allowed...

Resume Errors

Often people claim that simple grammatical errors on their resumes shouldn’t be held against them. I get that. Everyone makes mistakes...

Recruiting is sales!

Well, that’s a gross oversimplification. Would you also say that a brain surgeon is the same as a dentist? Is there sales in recruiting?...

The Big Bad Staffing Wolf

Staffing, it’s a necessary evil. The whole industry started based off a need. A need to find the right candidate and find them fast. Of...

What do you want?

While seeking a job, we all know we want a job. Most of us plan on being at a company for a long time, unless you are a contractor or a...

I can do the job

As a recruiter, we often hear this statement. The next question that usually pops in our head is “have you done the job?” Our job is to...

Negative Feedback

I hear this so often, “I want some feedback, even if it’s that I didn’t get a job.” I get this. Closure is important. But let me ask you...

Phone Interview 102

You are done with the phone interview. You kicked butt and did amazing. Or you didn’t do as well as you thought you could have. And are...

Phone Interview 101

You have done everything right. You passed the ATS, YAY! Now the recruiter wants to schedule a phone interview with you. What to do now?...

Performance Review Pt.2

People often think that you should talk about the pay increase you want during your performance review. Which is not the case. You should...

Interview with Michael Midknight

Ever thought of Marketing? How about what they actually do? I sat down with Michael Midknight to get some questions answered.

Interviews

I dread going on a interview and I dreaded interviewing others until recently. It seems weird that I am supposed to make a very important...

Shitty Interviews!

This time around last year I was actively interviewing. I remember one of the painful interviews during that time. I went to interview...